| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Douglas Crane is a little like Ferdinand the Bull in the classic children's book. (Ferdinand liked to sniff flowers while his young bull peers were out in the fields butting heads, charging at each other and generally gearing up for violent showdowns with...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Summer heat got you down? Rebalance your chi and get a great workout the fun way – with yoga. Yoga is an excellent exercise for the summer months, as many of the poses are enhanced by heat, and the breathing exercises will keep you cool and...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The feds have spent billions on bailouts and handouts for Big Banks, Big Business and Big Agriculture. Connecticut's government has used hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars sucking up to companies like Jackson Laboratories, ESPN and NBC Sports.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:45 AM
July 26, 7:30 p.m., The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, (860) 247-0998, marktwainhouse.org
When The Sword of Shannara was published in 1977, it was promoted as the book to read after finishing The Lord of the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:18 AM
In 1891, Mark Twain moved from Hartford to Berlin, Germany, for six months. He was driven away from his Farmington Avenue home by a series of financial failures — his disastrous investment in a typesetting machine, the unpopularity of a book he...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
As part of HartBeat Ensemble's 360 Music at the Carriage House Theater program, Storrs Americana band Poor Old Shine (pictured) take their grungy, folksy foot-thumpin' music to Hartford on Saturday. Banjos, mandolins, a yard-sale-scrap-metal drum set...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:57 PM
While politicians in Washington argue over the Affordable Care Act, its ultimate fate is being decided far from Capitol Hill.
Amid the periodic repeal votes in Congress and activist campaigns on both sides of the debate, states from New York to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Summer Food and Wine Festival: Sat., Jun. 15-Sun., Jun. 16, 12-6 p.m. Stonington Vineyards, 523 Taugwonk Rd., Stonington, (860) 535-1222. stoningtonvineyards.com. Gourmet food truck vendors, photo booths, father/child relay races, wine tastings, live...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
1) The Wood Brothers with Ashleigh Flynn, Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, 20 Greenwoods Rd., Norfolk, (860) 542-5531. Thurs. 8 p.m., $30, $45. infinityhall.com.
2) The Steel Wheels, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762. Thurs. 9...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Every month has some kind of national food designation attached to it. And it seems like every day is national cheese-covered something day, or blank-on-a-bun day. As we gear up for the unofficial start of summer and grilling season, we celebrate National...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The University of Connecticut is so worried about clean water supplies for its Storrs campus that it’s considering sucking H2O from as far away as the Farmington River Valley.
Some of UConn’s closest neighbors are more worried about...